Peter Doherty artwork stolen at a charity event

UPDATE:  the stolen artwork was returned by the thieves on 29th November. The renowned artist Peter Doherty, resident of Margate, donated a series of new artwork to Stretch Charity’s Outsiders Festival last week. The opening event was held in the Yard Outsiders Bar in Margate, a temporary basement space in the west of Margate.  Several hundred creatives and art buyers attended the evening, accompanied by … Continue reading Peter Doherty artwork stolen at a charity event

NEUTRON STAR: MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER of MADISON WASHINGTON

  In COLD LIPS 04 MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER –  of the best new old-skool hip-hop band, MADISON WASHINGTON interviews MOTHER RAP. The commission came from that age old question about genre, something Malik has worked hard to explain with his crossover work in poetry, rap, music production & editor.  He’s made glitch art films, six books of poetry. He was guest-editor of Paris Lit Up issues 4 & 5. He’s … Continue reading NEUTRON STAR: MALIK AMEER CRUMPLER of MADISON WASHINGTON

AFROPUNK BRIX TIX freeeeeee 🤛🖤🤜

COMPETITION TIME WIN 2 TICKETS to Afropunk Festival‘s GRAND FINALE  THIS SATURDAY AT @O2academybrix @common @akalamusic @lauramvula @yeaabk YA READING THAT?  DO WE NEED TO REPEAT? All ya gotta do: find us on Twitter: @ColdLips, Insta, or Facebook, like the Afropunk post – share it – AND BOOOOOOOM!  💥 🗣WINNERS ANNOUNCED THIS FRIDAY 🗣 💋COLD LIPS – no B-Listers💋 Continue reading AFROPUNK BRIX TIX freeeeeee 🤛🖤🤜

BE THE SOUND NOT THE ECHO

What five things make an outstanding magazine? Great journalism  Graphic design and format A point of view  Be the sound, not the echo Photography and photographic usage This is the advice of Paul Gorman, curator of COLD LIPS’ MUST SEE exhibition of the summer – PRINT! TEARING IT UP.  It is free and runs until 22nd August at Somerset House.  THIS WEEKEND they host the  … Continue reading BE THE SOUND NOT THE ECHO

MEHMET SANDER DANCE COMPANY

Michael Clarke gets all the press – and a young Turk, Mehmet Sander saw his seminal These New Puritans at the Chisenhale Dance Space, over from Istanbul on a scholarship to a posh dance college, “which I largely missed, because I was at the Batcave.”* *THE goth club of the 80s, frequented by friends such as nightclub legend Princess Julia, and producer, and bassist of … Continue reading MEHMET SANDER DANCE COMPANY

SOCIAL CLUB

FINE TIMES!  We’re strong at partying, in good company… Thanks to everyone who came to the party we had in London – at Heavenly Records’ founded The Social on Little Portland Street, near the BBC, halfway to TopShop, or Oxford Circus, as it is known… We’ll write up something on the Berlin party too – swoooonie… VOODOOTRON’s first gig was amazing, all the best post-rave … Continue reading SOCIAL CLUB

VOODOOTRON + SEX CELLS OUT TODAY

AND THEY’RE PLAYING LIVE AT OUR FREEEE CELEBRATION OF LIFE LATER AT THE SOCIAL! DOORS AT 7pm! VOODOOTRON is the new project from Glaswegian-born Londoner Gil De Ray – and Parisian-born Helsinki resident, Benjamin Floor Trauma.  “The Gun Club on mushrooms” is how COLD LIPS’ DJ Chris Rotter describes it, but with elements of Ray Manzarek’s piano for The Doors, and the gnarling bass of … Continue reading VOODOOTRON + SEX CELLS OUT TODAY

COLD LIPS at THE SOCIAL 15th June

freeeeeeeeeeee party 🌞 FRIDAY 15th June we come together to celebrate SEX CELLS single release.  It’s also VOODOOTRON‘s first ever gig: “The Gun Club on mushrooms” says DJ Chris Mackin – or Suicide x LCD Soundsystem.  PLUS the one and only legend, filmmaker, and star of COLD LIPS 03 DOUGLAS HART (Jesus and Mary Chain) is doing a rare DJ set.  We’re lucky to have LOL HAMMOND … Continue reading COLD LIPS at THE SOCIAL 15th June